Free and $1 Summer Movies in Lakeland, Winter Haven, + Plant City

FREE and $1 Summer Movies in Lakeland & Winter Haven (1)

Things we Florida moms love during the summer:

  • Air conditioning
  • Free & inexpensive activities
  • Air-conditioned activities
  • 90+ minutes of entertainment for the kids in a dark {and air conditioned} movie theater

Do you see where we are going with this?? Free & almost free summer movies meet all of those criteria!

Many attraction closures and event postponements have been announced beginning September 27 due to Hurricane Ian. We are editing our calendar and articles if we receive notice of event changes, but please be sure to check directly with organizers to confirm any events or activities from September 27 - October 2. A link is provided at the bottom of every event on our calendar and in all articles.

We have 5 local movie theaters that offer free or $1 summer movies, plus some of our local libraries host summer movie fun.

Click through to our full posts for all of the details on each theater. If movies are scheduled, they will be added to our calendar and you will be able to browse by date and see any other upcoming Summer Movie Events.

Don’t miss our Summer Fun Guide for a full list of summer activities.

Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse – $1 Kids Movies

Cinemark offers $1.50 summer movie fun for kids during the summer months as part of the Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse Program. Movies are shown every Wednesday at 9:30am. The movies for 2022 have been announced!

Prices: Tickets are $1.50 per person (adults and children). Special deals on popcorn and drinks are also available.

Cinemark Movie Theatres in Lakeland are located at the Lakeland Square Mall, 3800 US Hwy 98 N #910, Lakeland, FL 33809.

Click here to see the movie schedule for Cinemark Summer Movies.

Cinemark Summer Movies 2022

Premiere Cinemas Free Summer Movies in Plant City

Premiere Cinemas offer free summer movie fun for kids during the summer months as part of the Premiere Cinemas Summer Kids Series. Movies are shown every Wednesday and Thursday at 10am. The movies for 2022 have been announced!

Prices: FREE

Location: Plant City Premiere LUX Cine & Pizza Pub Lake Walden is located at 220 West Alexander Street Suite 31 Plant City, FL 33566.

Click here to see the movie schedule for Premiere Cinemas Free Summer Movies.

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Regal Summer Movie Express – $1 Kids Movies in Lake Wales / Winter Haven

At Regal Summer Movie Express you’ll find 2 family-friendly movies playing at Regal Eagle Ridge Mall 12 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays all summer from May 31 – July 20. Movies play at 12:05pm and 12:35pm on both days each week. Tickets are available for purchase in advance online and at the box office.

Prices: Admission to Regal Summer Movies is listed as $1 per person, however the pre-order ticket prices are $2. We are waiting on confirmation if in-person tickets are $1 or $2

Regal Theatres is located at the Eagle Ridge Mall, 955 Eagle Ridge Dr & Hwy 27, Lake Wales, FL 33853. We have confirmed they are participating in Summer Movie Express in 2022.

Click here to see the 2022 Regal Summer Movie Express Schedule.

We will update the information below with 2022 Summer Movie Schedules as soon as details are released.

CMX Summer Kids Movies in Lakeland / Winter Haven

Formerly Cobb Free Summer Movies, CMX has announced the 2021 Summer Kids Festival with movies for only $1.50 per person. Movies run from June 29 – August 5, 2021.

As of 7/6/21, CMX Cinemas in Lakeland (formerly Cobb Lakeland) has announced they ARE participating in summer movies for 2021! Details are below.

Prices: $1.50 per person

Dates + Times: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Times vary each week, movies are NOT at 10am at the Lakeland location. Learn more about CMX Cinemas Lakeland.

CMX Lakeside 18 is located at 1650 Town Center Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803.

Click here to see the movie schedule for the CMX Summer Movie Festival.

CMX Summer Kids Festival Movies Cobb Free Summer Movies

Calendar – Upcoming Summer Movies

Use our calendar to find upcoming summer movies including Cinemark, Regal, local libraries, the GEM Theater in Mulberry, and the Polk Theater in Lakeland.

2022fri07oct2:00 pmfri3:30 pmEncanto at the GEM Theater2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Mulberry - GEM Theater, 104 NW 1st Ave, Mulberry, FL 33860

2022sun23oct4:00 pmsun6:00 pmHocus Pocus at the Polk Theatre4:00 pm - 6:00 pm The Polk Theatre, 139 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33801 Event Organized By: The Polk Theatre

2022fri28oct6:00 pmfri10:00 pmHalloween Party + Hocus Pocus Movie Night at Off the Wall6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Off the Wall Adventures - Lakeland, 2055 Shepherd Rd, Lakeland, FL 33811


Summer Fun Guide

Be sure to check out our Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun for Summer Camps, Things to Do Around Lakeland, Things to Do at Home, Open Playgrounds, Places to Play Outdoors, FREE Bowling, Swim Lessons, 4th of July Events, Reading programs, Online Camps, and much more!